Do you enjoy cool and fresh air? As the latest generation of Dyson Pure Cool Tower series, the Dyson TP04 is a great-rounder, with definite upgrades from the previous TP01 model. The bladeless fan power is certainly our most favorite, and there are many high-end additional features which are only from Dyson. Welcome to the most updated Dyson TP04 Review.
In Breathe Quality, we have reviewed all air purifiers under these sections. Also, we guarantee that:
- We do give honest reviews (both pros and cons) so anyone will guarantee to have the wisest choices.
- We do not (and never) exaggerate one product just to let you click the links and buy that product blindly.
- Top-notch overall performance
- High-end features
- Unique design
- Quite expensive
Since 1991, the British company Dyson, led by Sir James Dyson, has been one of the most innovative technology brands for manufacturing household appliances. Their air purifiers are the result of many years crafting regular tower fans, and to be honest, a product by Dyson always make people desire. In this Dyson TP04 Review, we will look for the most popular air purifier of this company, which by far impressed us in a big way.
Dyson TP04 Price
Dyson Pure Cool Tower is always the pioneer in Dyson air purifier family. It took the design concept from the old Dyson AM02 fan, and improve it through four generations, ended up later in the form of Dyson TP04.
This air purifier will be the tallest one in the whole series, which combines both the unmatched fan power from its origin and the top-class air purifying function. While the Dyson Pure Cool Link and lately, Dyson DP04 are mostly for tabletop and desktop use, our today unit can clean and cool the whole room on ground.
Also, the high-end additional features works like a dream, it’s the setup of multiple Smart Sensors and Wi-Fi capability function found on any high-range air purifier devices like Rabbit Air MinusA2 or Honeywell HPA600B. Together with the amazing integration with Amazon Echo, you can control the Dyson TP04 with voice commands.
Perhaps the only slightly concerning reason is the price of this Dyson TP04. Yes, it costs you $549 officially, which is $150 higher than the non-smart TP01. That said, we must save more to have and use a modern device.
Other air purifier brands are trying to add fancy features into their air purifiers, too. For example, you can search for the Sharp KC-850U or Sharp KC-860U with humidifier feature. Blueair Classic 405 is often compared with our today Dyson TP04, as it has such similar high-end features like Wi-Fi capability and Alexa voice control.
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Dyson TP04 Design and Size
We have mentioned the distinctive bladeless design concept of Dyson over and over again, but it still remain as amazing today as it did when launched. Across all three colors though, it delivers a premium finish, with a sleek design, and a rich feel.
When I put the Dyson TP04 beside the first-gen Dyson Pure Cool Tower, I notice some certain differences. Well, we still have a device with solid build in metal, but the bottom base is a bit bigger. As the result, the height of this device is increased to 41.5 inches, making it one step closer to the size of the giant Blueair Pro XL.
Only in the fourth generation of Dyson air purifiers do we have the LCD display, which is located above the air intake grill. The display is mainly for representing a high-end model, where reports any changes in temperature, humidity level and air quality information.
The amp diameter is also bigger, extending to 8.1 inches instead of 4.3 inches like the first generation, so feels like the Dyson TP04 is ready for projecting stronger air flow.
The Dyson TP04 weighs 11 lbs, which is amazingly lightweight. You can move this tower device anywhere in your home, so it can do the cleaning tasks.
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Dyson TP04 Filters
In the past, Dyson Pure Cool Tower will be the only device to use a bigger HEPA filter, but it seems it is no longer the story of the latest Dyson TP04. Just like the Dyson DP04 and Dyson HP04, we will use the same air filter, running a 2-stage air cleaning system as below.
- True HEPA filter – With the glass HEPA filter, the Dyson TP04 is able to capture 99.97% all airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns, including pollen, bacteria and pet dander.
- Activated Carbon filter – Removes household odors and gases such as formaldehyde, benzene and nitrogen dioxide.
Now, we don’t need to recheck the model before purchasing the new air filter, because in this Dyson TP04, we have the same glass HEPA filter running in desktop models like DP04 or HP04. Inside the high-quality True HEPA filter, there is a canister of carbon filter, which is made of tris-impregnated carbon and can adsorb any household gases, odors and chemicals.
With 29 feet of borosilicate microfibers, pleated over 238 times, the HEPA filter is strictly tested to meet the standard of any respected organizations, such as Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), to trap 99.97% of any airborne particles down to 0.3 microns.
Moreover, as the nature of this Dyson TP04 doesn’t have the ionizer, this air purifier is 100% ozone-free. It is also certified by California Air Resources Board (CARB) for being safety to use.
Source: Dyson website
Just like the brothers of Dyson TP04, I run it in a test lab’s room of 400 square feet for 1 hour. I chose the Austin Air HealthMate and Oransi Max as the competitors with this device in the same test. As a result, the Dyson TP04 performed very well with high efficiency of 99.92% for removing any particles down to 0.3 microns. The Austin Air HealthMate, however, with bigger air filter and can trap more particulate matters inside. Common products like Oransi Max ended up with the score of only 99.7%.
The next-gen glass HEPA filter for this Dyson TP04 is only $79, meaning $10 different from the old ones. You can only use the air filter in 1 hour, and should replace it for optimal performance.
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Dyson TP04 Room Coverage
When you use the bigger-size air purifier, you will expect it to clean a larger room, right? But the performance of the desktop versions of Dyson is pretty impressive, that’s why I am satisfied for having the Dyson TP04 clean my room of 500 square feet.
Because this air purifier is also a fan, we don’t have the ACH and CADR ratings. Dyson told that high CADR rating doesn’t mean better, so they don’t quote any CADR score for their products. The maximum air flow of Dyson TP04 is from 77 to 114 gallons per second at max setting, equal 920 cfm.
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Dyson TP04 Sound
Dyson is proud with their advanced silent operation, so I expect nothing less from our today Dyson TP04. In most places, the background noise would drown out the fan entirely. At the lowest setting, the noise level is only 40 decibels (db), which is the same noise level as the library.
On highest speed, however, the noise level can reach as high as 62.2 decibels. You can imagine it as the noise of common air conditioner from 100 feet. In fact, it is just the white noise, and white noise can help you sleep even better.
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Dyson TP04 Power Consumption
One of our most FAQs is “Do air purifiers use a lot of energy?” In fact, an air purifier must be used for a long time to be efficient. And power consumption is one important criteria to review if this air purifier is good or not.
Our today Dyson TP04 has a power consumption of only 56 watts, which is amazing for its high fan power. Other air purifiers with such same CADR rating are always 100 watts on average. So do you like an energy-saving device? The Dyson TP04 is yours.
If you use the Dyson TP04 for 8 hours per day, you need to pay $20 each year.
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Dyson TP04 Additional Features
The Dyson TP04 features are also similar to any high-end flagships of this company, like Dyson DP04 and Dyson HP04, giving us anything we could dream for our air purifier. At the center of this air purifier, we will have an LCD display to make sure we know about the current air quality status. There is also a simple graph to show you how clean your home is. In addition, we can check the filter life thanks to this LCD screen.
Dyson TP04 is originally a tower fan, so it adapted all the abilities from a regular fan, which has 10 different fan speeds to change. The oscillation setting is improved from 70° up to 350°, and together with the high fan power, the Dyson TP04 can reach anywhere in your room.
The fourth generation of Dyson air purifiers also introduces the new Diffuse Mode, to reverse the air flow, rather than cooling you in the front. Purification power remains the same, but you can use the Dyson TP04 in the winter, because this tower air purifier is not like the Dyson Pure Hot+Cool with heating function.
The remote control is made curved to store neatly on top of the machine, as it is magnetic. Moreover, you can also use the Dyson Link app or Alexa to control over your air purifier. The app will also help you schedule your Dyson TP04, as well as deliver any information about your indoor air quality status.
Dyson TP04 makes use of 3 separate air sensors, to give you the accurate statistic of your temperature, humidity level, PM level and even Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) or oxidizing gases. Then if you activated the Auto Mode, your air purifier can automatically adjust the fan speed to match the current air quality status. Just set it, and forget it.
Source: Dyson website
Finally, the Dyson TP04 keeps the basic Timer and Night Mode as additional features again. When you go to bed, you can turn the Night Mode on to keep the air purifier at the lowest setting and dim the display so you will completely in darkness.
Dyson TP04 Customer Service
Dyson is one of the best brands for their impressive customer service. Once you are their customer, they promise to help you even after your warranty has ended, one thing that not many brands dare to give.
To reach their support, you can either search by yourself in the thorough online guides, or you can contact them easily with line: 866-693-9766. If you can’t call them (they don’t mark Sunday as opening time), you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most importantly, you should be their customer to have the exclusive VIP loyalty programs. Once registered for the warranty, you can enjoy Saving events to help you save 20% for next purchase, as well as reminders for free preventative maintenance checks at a Dyson Service Center. Finally, you will have a VIP hotline, to reach a 24/7 support with the new line: 866-664-9004.
Like many big brands, Dyson provides Free Shipping policy for their products. You can return order with another free shipping, as long as you are in a 30-day money back guarantee. This could be one of the most generous offers for refund among any air purifier brands.
Dyson only has a 2-year warranty for both labor and parts of their air purifiers. I believe it is reasonable to trust in the devices of this company.
As the flagship of the whole Dyson Pure Cool Tower series, of course the Dyson TP04 is better. It is a top-tier air purifier, and while there are options with heating function now available from Dyson, the Dyson TP04 is still the strongest air purifier in terms of fan power.
Of course, buying the Dyson TP04 requires $150 more than the previous TP01, but you will enjoy many cool additional features. It will be worth your money, I’m pretty sure of that.
- Cleaning Power
- Power Consumption
An overall best Dyson air purifier.